Fact Check: The Lead with Jake Tapper

As the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) continues to wage their illegal protest of the Dakota Access pipeline, the media continues to mishandle, or simply ignore, the facts. The most recent example: CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper. The piece, featuring an interview with SRST Chairman David Archambault, exemplifies the inaccurate coverage the protest and…

MAIN coalition spokesperson Craig Stevens issued the following statement on Judge Boasberg’s decision

As activity has continued to ramp up on media reporting of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the MAIN coalition is also ramping up its media and public outreach. To that end, I will be providing context and comment on behalf of the coalition moving forward.  As you know, the Dakota Access pipeline has been federally permitted…

Oil and Gas Drilling Not a New Phenomenon at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation

The Standing Rock Sioux Reservation (Sioux County, ND and Corson County, SD) has leased land for oil and gas exploration. The announcement of the leases was covered in the local papers in 2014. Reservation landowners came together to form a coalition with those in surrounding areas, together representing over 200,000 acres. The history of oil…

Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Threw Rocks at Security Guards, Hit Dogs With Sticks

Say Anything Blog, Rob Port: In the aftermath of a holiday weekend riot at the construction site of the Dakota Access Pipeline there has been a concerted effort by the protesters and the left-wing environmental groups backing them to promote a certain narrative. Read more.

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